ERIC Number: ED415149
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Multicultural Education: A Source Book. Garland Reference Library of Social Science, Volume 355. Source Books on Education, Volume 18.
Ramsey, Patricia G.; Vold, Edwina Battle; Williams, Leslie R.
This source book contains essays and annotations on issues related to multicultural education. The literature in this volume includes materials published in and after 1976. The scope of the book includes research and theoretical and practical information related to the implementation of a multicultural perspective in early childhood and elementary school classrooms. Each chapter consists of an essay reviewing the major issues, historical changes, and related research in its topical area, and 30 to 50 related annotated sources. The five chapters include: (1) "The Evolution of Multicultural Education: A Socio-Political Perspective"; (2) "Ethnic Diversity and Children's Learning"; (3) "Multicultural Programs, Curricula, and Strategies"; (4) "Multicultural Teacher Education"; and (5)"Future Directions in Multicultural Education." (EH)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Culture Contact, Elementary Education, Intercultural Programs, Multicultural Education, Preschool Education, Social Studies, United States History
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Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Teachers
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